PCS launches terrorism loss index

Hopes to grow market for terrorism risk transfer


Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year's awards for risk and capital management


A.M. Best's revised BCAR methodology could dent industry expansion plans

Guy Carpenter argues new way to generate capital adequacy ratio hits insurers entering new lines harder


Blockchain confronts the valley of death

Blockchain technology has proven applications in the insurance sector, but can it fulfil its promise to revolutionise the business? Paul Walsh investigates the questions around standards, costs and risks for this emerging technology


MetaRisk adds support for BCAR and hours clauses

Version 10 also updates automation tools


Canada Life Re and Prudential Financial in £3.4bn longevity risk deal

Marsh & McLennan Companies' UK pension fund de-risks via captive insurer


Tom Hettinger to lead Guy Carpenter's North American advisory

Former Arch Re and EMB executive has specialised in capital management


Pandemic risk transferred in $425m World Bank bond and swap deal

Insurance solution created for developing countries in response to Ebola crisis


Willis Towers Watson hires Underwood as consulting and software head

Alice Underwood to replace Michael Murphy, who moves to New Ireland Assurance


Aspen appoints CRO

Tim Aman succeeds Richard Thornton